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Dr. George Yost Harry Jr.

...career in Astoria, Oregon, in 1947 as a fisheries scientist instrumental in developing the pink shrimp fishery on the west coast. After a position in Portland Oregon as a research biologist he moved to Juneau, Alaska in 1958 with Evelyn and their...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175522293
A Whale of a Tangle

...caught in other kinds of gear.Four entangled humpback whales have been sighted in nearby waters in the last month, said West Coast Large Whale Entanglement Response coordinator Ed Lyman, who's in Juneau to "lend a hand" and do outreach with National...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-23/whale-tangle
Local | Outdoors
Halibut commission seeks applicants

...IPHC sets catch limits and other regulations that cover the harvest of halibut in American and Canadian waters off the west coast of North America. Commissioners are appointed by the President.To submit an aplication, email IPHC2015nominations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/halibut-commission-seeks-applicants
State
Update: 1 body recovered, 2 still missing after Sitka landslide

...of more than 9,000 people.Tucked against snowcapped mountains, the city is located in rain forest terrain on the west coast of Baranof Island.Authorities believe the slide killed city building inspector William Stortz, 62, and brothers Elmer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-20/1-body-recovered-2-still-missing-after-
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Updated: Sitka landslide debris too unstable for search efforts

...fishing community, tucked between snowcapped mountains and the Pacific Ocean, is nestled in rain forest terrain on the west coast of Baranof Island that is characterized by heavy rains year-round.A newly built home at the construction site was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/updated-sitka-landslide-debris-too-unst
State
Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

SEATTLE - A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists...acid yet observed in Monterey Bay and other areas of the West Coast."It's really working its way into the food web and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-04/toxic-algae-blooming-warm-water-cali
Outdoors
10 Things to Know for Wednesday

...company are down 14 percent since February, wiping out more than $96 billion in market value.5. WHY ALGAE BLOOM OFF WEST COAST IS ALARMING SCIENTISTSThe toxic bloom, stretching from California to Alaska, is denser, more widespread and may extend...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-05/10-things-know-wednesday
Regional News
Alaska Science Forum: The lonliest camp on Earth

...first dug a floor surface into the damp ground. Following a plan perfected by Eskimo and Inuit people of Alaska's west coast, the Pottery House people then made a frame of driftwood found on the beach. Chunks of tundra sod covered the structure...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-07/alaska-science-forum-lonliest-camp-e
Outdoors
Toxic algae bloom on West Coast the largest in a decade

...expedition to examine the largest toxic algae bloom along the West Coast in more than a decade, an occurrence that has prompted...Bell M. Shimada to survey the algae bloom along the West Coast. They joined a previously scheduled research mission...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-16/toxic-algae-bloom-west-coast-largest
Outdoors
Expanse of warm water dubbed 'the blob' consumes North Pacific

...California to Canada. A few months later it had touched the West Coast shore. Now it spans 2,000 miles from Baja, Mexico...According to the National Marine Fisheries Service, the West Coast Pacific sardine population has decreased 90 percent since...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-03/expanse-warm-water-dubbed-blob-consumes
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